Term Expires July 2026
Michael Garvey is President and CEO of M-7 Technologies, an engineering, manufacturing and research organization located in Youngstown, Ohio. M-7 Technologies is a founding and Governing Board member of America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, ASTM International Standards Development Committee E57 3D Imaging Systems, and a member of the Association for Manufacturing Technologies. Mr. Garvey began his career trading equities on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange with Wagner, Stott and Co. In 1985, he returned to Ohio to help rebuild his family’s manufacturing business. Mr. Garvey has since worked in the defense, transportation, energy, and industrial markets, teaming with technology partners from around the globe. For the past 15 years, he and his company have focused on equipping the small and medium-sized manufacturing workforce with digital capabilities. M-7 Technologies is the 2011 recipient of Ohio Employer of The Year Award. Mr. Garvey is a current Board member of the Manufacturing and Growth Network (part of Ohio MEP), an Executive Board member of the Youngstown Business Incubator, a former member of Youngstown State University College of STEM Advisory Committee. He is a former member of NIST’s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technologies, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Overseers, the local Workforce Investment Board, the Ohio Governor’s State Workforce Policy Board, and the Northeastern Ohio Technology Council. Mr. Garvey has seven patents related to advanced manufacturing and machine learning.